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206: RSD Award Show 2018
Apr 19 • 67 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 206 of Modern Vinyl is yet another iteration of the annual Record Store Day Award Show. Here, we dissect the yearly RSD list through our longtime awards: Worthy of a Flip (best 7”…
200: Episode 200
Apr 13 • 73 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 200 of the podcast has the hosts gathering for a chat about the show, their emotional states and more. Clips at the end come from episodes 8 and 10 of the podcast.
205: My Dear Podcast,
Apr 9 • 54 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 205 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast takes on The Weeknd’s new release (NOT EP), “My Dear Melancholy,.” Chris and Mike, along with special guest Jacob Tender (Bantha Fodder), discuss where…
204: 2nd Chance Spin — In Reverie
Mar 26 • 70 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 204 of Modern Vinyl has the hosts giving their 2nd Chance Spin to Saves The Day’s 2003 full length, “In Reverie.” An album their label quickly gave up on, upon release frontman Chris…
203: Camp Cope, “Emo: The Musical” & 2018 (so far)
Mar 13 • 67 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 203 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast centers around Camp Cope’s new full length album, “How to Socialise and Make Friends,” which we review along with Christine Varriale (Allston Pudding).…
202: Andy Othling (Lowercase Noises)
Mar 2 • 65 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Our newest episode is a conversation with Andy Othling, the man behind celebrated ambient outlet Lowercase Noises. Go listen to “Swiss Illness,” go listen to the two released songs off new EP…
201: MV Goes To The Movies — Spice World
Feb 23 • 84 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Frequent series MV Goes To The Movies makes its return with an in-depth dissection of the 1997 film “Spice World.” Chris and Mike, joined by Modern Vinyl Managing Editor Meghin Moore, talk the…
199: 2018 Music Resolutions
Feb 16 • 73 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Episode 199 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast tackles the new album from The Dangerous Summer (11:33), along with the storytelling in the LP (34:45) and our favorites (26:45). Then, in Side B, the…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (The Concert In Central Park)
Feb 11 • 51 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 6 of Revisiting Simon and Garfunkel (and the finale) covers the duo’s highly attended “Concert In Central Park” live release, along with what led to the show, the would-be album that was…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (Bridge Over Troubled Water)
Feb 11 • 62 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 5 of Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel has the hosts discussing “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” They talk Paul Simon balding (and the hair swoops he pulls off on album art), they go…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (Bookends)
Feb 11 • 72 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 4 of Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel is all about “Bookends.” The hosts discuss the vinyl record playing a crucial role in this album’s construction, along with highlighting one of their…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme)
Feb 11 • 57 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 3 of Revisiting Simon and Garfunkel looks at “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme.” Here, your hosts talk the tour song to end all tour songs (“Homeward Bound”), the addition of strings in…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (Sounds of Silence)
Feb 11 • 49 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 2 of Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel tackles “Sounds of Silence,” an album birthed of a surprise overdub and a non-album single. Come for our pairing of “A Most Peculiar Man” and “I Am A…
The MV Podcast: Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel (Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.)
Feb 11 • 44 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Part 1 of Revisiting Simon & Garfunkel has the hosts talking the duo’s debut album, “Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.” Looking back, it’s a record surprisingly light on Simon originals, instead…
198: Tom Mullen (Anthology Of Emo Volume 1)
Feb 9 • 44 min
Get episodes early + exclusive audio: patreon.com/modernvinyl Our podcast pal Tom Mullen returns to Modern Vinyl (6:21) in honor of his newly released book, “Anthology of Emo Volume 1.” Interviews in the book feature members of The Promise Ring, Dashboard…
197: A Band Name Manifesto
Jan 26 • 76 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has the trio of co-hosts outlining the rules for a good band name (19:46). From misspellings, to weird punctuation, to Diarrhea Planet, they hit on it all. Stick around for talk on anticipated tours, the new…
196: Francis & The Lights — Just For Us (Roundtable)
Jan 18 • 76 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl The Modern Vinyl Podcast rings in 2018 with their newest roundtable: a talk on the surprise Francis & The Lights record, “Just For Us” (12:29). The famed producer returns from “May I Have This Dance” era,…
195: Top Music Moments of 2017
Jan 4 • 82 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl This week’s edition of The MV Podcast begins with some additional 2017 awards (12:22) — Best Video Game, Movie, TV Show, Podcast and the like — while then getting into our top music moments of the year (37:00).…
194: Top 10 Albums of 2017
Dec 21, 2017 • 95 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl We kick off our end-of-year 2017 coverage with top 10 rankings, hitting about 25 different records through our three lists. Chris outright lies in his “50 minutes or bust” proclamation, so let’s hope listeners…
193: Best Worst Record
Dec 8, 2017 • 73 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about playing some news catch-up. We go from the evolution of Alternative Press, to getting into Bjork, to Death Cab’s 20th anniversary, and the Grammy…
192.5: The Current State
Dec 2, 2017 • 38 min
In Part 2 of Episode 192, we discuss the allegations surrounding Brand New and those others under the spotlight of sexual abuse and assault within the entertainment industry. It was a tough conversation, but one we felt was needed, especially given our…
192: The Great Pop-Punk Debate
Nov 23, 2017 • 80 min
On the newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, the hosts debate and dissect Rolling Stone’s recent “50 Greatest Pop-Punk Albums” list. The conversation is split into categories, such as “Most Underrated,” “Most Overrated,” and “Right Band, Wrong…
The MV Podcast: A Vinyl Crawl Crossover!
Nov 22, 2017 • 54 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl In honor of Black Friday 2017, we’ve got an episode from fellow MV family podcast The Vinyl Crawl. Their standard formula of “1 album, 1 beer,” is adjusted a bit for the vinyl-lovers holiday, as they break down…
191: Revisiting The Smiths (Strangeways)
Nov 17, 2017 • 74 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl To conclude their Revisiting The Smiths series, Chris, Mike and James talk the band’s final full length, “Strangeways, Here We Come.” Between the music industry bashing of “Paint A Vulgar Picture,” the breakup…
190: Weezerpalooza
Nov 7, 2017 • 70 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl The greatest romance in the history of podcasting continues with our review of the new Weezer record, “Pacific Daydream.” We’re definitely in the part of the rom-com where one half of the relationship does…
189: Double Wolf
Oct 26, 2017 • 73 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl In the newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, Chris and Mike welcome Craig Manning (Chorus.fm) to the program to talk Margo Price’s new album, “All American Made.” We also play some “Emo Album or Teen…
187: Beautiful Melodies, Terrible Things
Oct 20, 2017 • 59 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl In the newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, we review the new album from Phoebe Bridgers, titled “Stranger In The Alps.” We’re joined by Andrew Bloom (Consequence of Sound, The Andrew Blog), while talking…
186: The Ceremonial Horn
Oct 6, 2017 • 73 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl On the latest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, the hosts are joined by Jack Appleby (Petrol Ad, Alternative Press) for a discussion on The World Is A Beautiful Place’s new album (12:46) and an update of our…
185: 2nd Chance Spin — Say Hello To Sunshine
Sep 21, 2017 • 86 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl For the newest entry in our 2nd Chance Spin series, we’re talking the 2005 album from Finch, “Say Hello To Sunshine.” Mo Shafeek (Mondo) joins us to discuss the record’s history, the lack of singles, and the…
184: Killer Clowns & Other Beasts
Sep 14, 2017 • 69 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about The National’s new full length album, Sleep Well Beast. Alan Miller (The Vinyl Crawl) joins for the discussion, in which we also talk Stephen King’s…
183: Approximately 2 Hours of Intensive, Physical Podcasting
Aug 31, 2017 • 104 min
Join the community: patreon.com/modernvinyl Brand New. What ever shall we do without the impending, often times comedic threat of a coming Brand New record? Only time will tell if the podcast falls apart completely. But first, before we trek into the…
182: The blink-182 Bonanza
Aug 24, 2017 • 65 min
In honor of hitting episode 182 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, the crew talks blink-182 and more specifically attack this question: Since untitled is clearly their peak, what’s the band’s second best album? In this conversation we also talk the band’s more…
181.5: All-Listener (Favorite Albums & More)
Aug 11, 2017 • 80 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Patreon Find us on Cymbal For the newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, the gang welcomes listeners to the show! More specifically, they welcome their podcast patrons, those who have subscribed through…
181: Japanese Breakfast — Soft Sounds (Roundtable)
Jul 20, 2017 • 70 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Find us on Cymbal On today’s episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, the gang talks the new album from Japanese Breakfast, “Soft Sounds From Another Planet” (14:42). They touch on the LP’s unique beginnings, talk an…
180: Sounds of the Arcade
Jul 14, 2017 • 67 min
On today’s episode, we co-opt the long-running Modern Vinyl feature “Please Press” for some video game soundtrack talk (10:31). Mike talks a legendary RPG, James is a Nintendo kid, while Chris brings up a strange soundtrack to an iconic platformer. Side B…
3 Up/3 Down — Beck, Quintessential American
Jul 10, 2017 • 26 min
The newest edition of 3 Up/3 Down has us talking “Baby Driver” and Soundcloud, along with our show’s baffling lack of sensual fan art.
179: The Nacho King
Jul 6, 2017 • 71 min
On today’s episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, Chris and Mike force James to give Arcade Fire a chance (15:38). Creating a playlist that spans the band’s discography (and more), Chris talks themes across the band’s career, Mike talks his love of “Neon…
178: Trevor Sensor
Jun 30, 2017 • 65 min
Our newest episode features a conversation with Trevor Sensor, who recently released the full length album, “Andy Warhol’s Dream,” through Jagjaguwar. We discuss that record, along with his love of reading and David Lynch, plus how he’s handled press in…
177: Zachary Tipton (Vinylize)
Jun 23, 2017 • 53 min
Today’s episode features our discussion with Zachary Tipton, founder of Vinylize. The vinyl eyewear company (https://vinylize.com/) has quite the interesting history, while new developments related to RSD, their physical display room, and clear vinyl…
176: Planetarium (Roundtable)
Jun 16, 2017 • 64 min
On episode 176 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, we talk “Planetarium.” The new album features Sufjan Stevens and friends (very talented friends, like from The National and such), while we discuss the album’s history, its use of ancient gods and astrology,…
175: Bleachers — Gone Now (Roundtable)
Jun 8, 2017 • 72 min
On episode 175, we talk Bleachers’ new full length album, “Gone Now” (11:36). Bouncing between the lyrics, varying producers, and our individual histories with Jack Antonoff, we attempt to break down some conflicted feelings. Side B (56:00) uses…
174: MV Beach House 3D
Jun 2, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 174 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is part 2 of our summer music preview (18:30). We discuss albums from Lorde, Japanese Breakfast, Haim (Hame), Rozwell Kid, See Through Dresses, and Us and Us Only. On Side B, we present another entry of Label Trades…
173: Viryl Technologies/Hand Drawn Pressing
May 29, 2017 • 60 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Find us on Cymbal In episode 173 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast, we invite Dustin Blocker (Hand Drawn Pressing) and James Hashmi (Viryl Technologies) to the program. I was introduced to both companies through a SXSW…
172: MV Beach House — Music Never Sleeps
May 18, 2017 • 84 min
In episode 172 we welcome you back to the MV Beach House for our summer music preview. First, we do a mini-roundtable on Paramore’s new record, “After Laughter” (11:34), while then jumping into (Sandy) Alex G, Bleachers, Amber Coffman, Pet Symmetry,…
171: Revisiting The Smiths (Louder Than Bombs)
May 14, 2017 • 64 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast continues our Revisiting The Smiths series (26:25), as we discuss the later compilation record, “Louder Than Bombs.” We kick off with some Quickfire, discussing tracks by Haim and Bleachers.
170: Clare Norelli (33 1/3 Series)
May 11, 2017 • 53 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our discussion with Clare Norelli (7:10), author of the newest 33 1/3 book, focused on the “Twin Peaks” soundtrack. You can purchase it here: http://amzn.to/2pEuzwV. We discuss the composer, Angelo…
169: New Found Glory — Makes Me Sick (Roundtable)
May 4, 2017 • 84 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our roundtable discussion on the recent New Found Glory record, “Makes Me Sick.” Special guest Mo Shafeek (Mondo, Death Waltz) helps us break down the record (15:08), while we then talk Frank Ocean,…
168: Lynette Gillis (Plumtree, Overnight)
Apr 27, 2017 • 54 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our chat with Lynette Gillis, previously of Plumtree and now of Overnight. Label Obscura recently reissued all three of Plumtree’s full length albums onto vinyl, their first appearances on the…
167: RSD Award Show 2017
Apr 20, 2017 • 73 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our annual Record Store Day Award Show. We name our top 3 RSD releases of all time, while also dissecting 2017 with awards like “Most Likely To End Up In The Dollar Bin,” the immortal “Don Giovanni…
166: Chris Brown Returns (Record Store Day 2017)
Apr 19, 2017 • 62 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features the return of Chris Brown (Bull Moose, starts at 4:52) as we talk Record Store Day 2017 and the 10-year anniversary of the celebration. He brought along some important releases through the years,…
165: Diet Cig — Swear I’m Good At This (Roundtable)
Apr 13, 2017 • 56 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has the hosts discussing the new album from Diet Cig, “Swear I’m Good At This” (16:30), and delivering their current, 2017 Music Power Rankings (49:02).
164: Jay Som
Apr 10, 2017 • 50 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has Chris talking with Melina Duterte, aka Jay Som. We discuss the new record, “Everybody Works,” keeping things vague in modern day publicity, and of course, “Terminator 2: Judgement Day.”
163: Top 5 (Vagrant Records)
Apr 6, 2017 • 70 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has us listing off our Top 5 favorite Vagrant Records releases. From Get Up Kids to Dashboard and beyond, we discuss the impact the label’s had on our music-loving history. We finish out with some…
162: Straight To Lathe
Mar 31, 2017 • 5 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Try Audible For Free The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is 6 minutes long, was recorded straight onto lathe — in conjunction with Audio Geography and Urban Outfitters — and is kinda crazy. We play the…
161: Vinyl — The Next 10 Years (Live from SXSW)
Mar 30, 2017 • 57 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has us live from SXSW! We, along with special guest Mo Shafeek (Mondo), talk the next 10 years of vinyl, tackling subjects like the listening experience (and levitating turntables), RSD and “Vinyl Town.” The…
3 Up/3 Down — The Pool SXSW Built
Mar 27, 2017 • 32 min
On the newest edition of 3 Up/3 Down, we talk Kendrick Lamar’s new track, the Record Store Day list unveiling, a glut of Stranger Things vinyl options and blink-182.
160: Risqué Anime
Mar 9, 2017 • 65 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has us catching up on some interesting singles, in an extended Quickfire. Lorde, New Found Glory, Lana Del Rey and much more. On Side B, we give some recommendations and talk a little about SXSW (and what…
159: Vagabon — Infinite Worlds
Mar 3, 2017 • 64 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Try Audible For Free The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is our roundtable discussion on Vagabon’s new album, Infinite Worlds. We also introduce a couple new games, including “Emo Album or Teen Drama”…
158: Jon Gibson (iam8bit)
Feb 24, 2017 • 53 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Try Audible For Free The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our chat with Jon Gibson, co-owner of iam8bit. Releasing soundtracks from video games, movies and now, TV shows, you’ll know them from…
157: Lunaris Records
Feb 17, 2017 • 51 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Try Audible For Free The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our chat with Chad, label head over at Lunaris Records. They recently released the score to Troll 2 on vinyl for the first time. Coming…
156: 2nd Chance Spin — Folie à Deux
Feb 10, 2017 • 74 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Audible Affiliate The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has us giving a “2nd Chance Spin” to the Fall Out Boy full length, “Folie à Deux.” On Side B, we discuss who would make for good Super Bowl…
155: Migos Translation
Feb 2, 2017 • 72 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Audible Affiliate The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our roundtable discussion of Migos’ new full length album, “Culture.” We finish up with some Quickfire and Recommendations. Next week,…
154: 2017 Music Resolutions
Jan 26, 2017 • 77 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our roundtable discussion of the new record from Sinai Vessel, Brokenlegged. On Side B, we discuss our 2017 Music Resolutions. If you want to participate,…
153: Live at Pinwheel Records
Jan 23, 2017 • 76 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is our live episode from Pinwheel Records in Chicago. Here, we count down our top 10 music movies of all time (narratives, not musicals or documentaries). A big thanks to Pinwheel…
152: Mohammed Taher (Brave Wave)
Jan 5, 2017 • 76 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Register for the Live Podcast in Chicago The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is our conversation with Mohammed Taher, founder and label head over at Brave Wave. They recently reissued the soundtrack to Street Fighter…
151: 2017 Predictions
Dec 29, 2016 • 70 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Register for the Live Podcast in Chicago The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is part 2 of our end-of-year coverage. Here, we attempt to predict music’s 2017, ranging from new releases to artists we believe will break…
150: HS Bullies Love Chick-fil-A
Dec 15, 2016 • 89 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Register for the Live Podcast in Chicago The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is part 1 in the end-of-year coverage. Here, we hit our favorite musical moments of 2016, along with a reading and quick discussion on our…
149: Dracula’s Lament
Dec 9, 2016 • 62 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about Childish Gambino’s new record, “Awaken, My Love!”. We talk the funk comparisons (or funk rip off), fatherhood and its effect on structure, and some of our favorite songs.
148: Ellie Kemper!
Dec 1, 2016 • 90 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Buy An MV Podcast Mug Register for the Live Podcast in Chicago The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast talks therapy, discusses how we’re compiling year-end lists, and answers what we believe was overrated/underrated for…
3 Up/3 Down — Nosegrind Over The Pipe
Nov 27, 2016 • 19 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest edition of 3 Up/3 Down talks Drake’s poor taste in commercials, Pup’s great 2016 and a Brand New retrospective. Also, somehow James likes Tony Hawk’s Underground more than Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2.…
147: Black Friday Award Show 2016
Nov 23, 2016 • 63 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our fifth installment (not our fifth annual) RSD Award Show. This time, we’re honoring the 2016 Black Friday releases in all their glory. This is always one…
146: Brandon Bogajewicz (Vinyl Moon)
Nov 21, 2016 • 42 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our interview with Brandon Bogajewicz, the head of Vinyl Moon. The monthly subscription service pairs up 10-song mixtapes with interesting, intricate…
145: Michael…..Michael
Nov 17, 2016 • 72 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our roundtable discussion of You Blew It’s new record, “Abendrot.” We pair it with a new feature, Best Stretch, in which we discuss the best 3-4 song…
144: Revisiting The Smiths (The Queen Is Dead)
Nov 4, 2016 • 65 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is another entry in our Revisiting The Smiths series. This time, we’re talking “The Queen Is Dead,” along with its title track, the great “Cemetery Gates,” and the…
143: American Football — LP2 (Roundtable)
Oct 28, 2016 • 73 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast focuses in on American Football’s long-awaited return, titled by the label as LP2. We talk if the Owen comparisons are warranted, if we actually connected with that…
142: Kevin Devine
Oct 20, 2016 • 71 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is our interview with Kevin Devine. His new album, “Instigator,” is now available through Procrastinate! Music Traitors. For vinyl fans, there’s a special die-cut…
The MV Podcast: Yellowbirddd #2
Oct 16, 2016 • 28 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features a return guest, Liam McCormack. McCormack, along with his musical moniker, Yellowbirddd, has an IndieGoGo campaign currently running in order to fund his…
141: Horror Movie Marathon
Oct 14, 2016 • 61 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about Green Day. Side A contains a roundtable discussion of their new album, Revolutionary Radio, and Side B is Pick Your Poison, Green Day edition. We kick…
140: Chugging Moon Water
Oct 7, 2016 • 59 min
Our newest episode features a roundtable discussion of the new album from Bon Iver, titled ”22, A Million.” We talk its accessibility (or lack thereof), the instrumental and lyrical themes at play, along with the merits of moon water. Alan Miller (The…
139: Survive — RR7349 (Roundtable)
Sep 30, 2016 • 60 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Our newest episode is a roundtable discussion of S U R V I V E’s new record, “RR7349,” a title which guest host Nick Spacek informed us is the Relapse Records catalog number (should I have gotten that connection…
138: Mixtape #4
Sep 23, 2016 • 42 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Our newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is the fourth in our mixtape series. The newest collection of 10 tracks includes Jeff Rosenstock, Cliff Martinez, Owen and more from Tiny Engines, Polyvinyl Record…
137: Taking Back Sunday — Tidal Wave (Roundtable)
Sep 23, 2016 • 66 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Our newest episode is a roundtable discussion of Taking Back Sunday’s new album, “Tidal Wave.” Chris is joined by Mo Shafeek (Mondo) and Meghin Moore (Modern Vinyl), discussing the ramifications of the album’s…
136: MV Goes To The Movies — Frank
Sep 16, 2016 • 62 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The MV Podcast is another entry in our MV Goes To The Movies series. This time, we’re talking the 2014 film, Frank, including the musical inspirations at play, Jon’s nuanced villain and…
135: Mo Shafeek (10-Year Reunion)
Sep 9, 2016 • 66 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Our 10-Year Reunion series continues with guest Mo Shafeek and featured record, The Matches’ “Decomposer.” The sophomore full length from the eccentric rock group features 9 producers, something we touch on quite…
134: Frank Ocean — Blonde (Roundtable)
Sep 2, 2016 • 58 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast has us diving deep into Frank Ocean’s full length album, “Blonde.” We talk Frank’s current place in music and if he’s in the “pantheon,” along with the various…
3 Up/3 Down — The Foo Fighters Zone
Aug 30, 2016 • 28 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest edition of 3 Up/3 Down talks the VMAs, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jimmy Eat World and much more. Coming up, we’ll have our roundtable discussion on Frank Ocean’s brand new full length album, Blonde. Where To…
133: Top 5 (Hopeless Records)
Aug 25, 2016 • 76 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about Hopeless Records. Detailing our top 5 favorite releases from their catalog allows us to look at their history, analyze the notion of pop-punk and…
132: Wearing 4 Joyce Manor Shirts At Once (While High)
Aug 19, 2016 • 79 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about catching up. After some personal business (marriage, spirit renewals, new jobs), we put a slew of songs through the Quickfire grinder. We talk Green…
131: Tom Mullen (10-Year Reunion)
Aug 1, 2016 • 59 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features guest Tom Mullen (Washed Up Emo). Tom participates in our 10-Year Reunion feature, bringing along Maritime’s We, The Vehicles for discussion. We talk the…
130: Donald Glover’s ‘Marry You’
Jul 26, 2016 • 77 min
The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast is all about wedding music. One of the hosts is getting married this weekend, so we talked modern wedding tracks, the true classics (and not just annoying wedding songs) and the notion of the “hipster…
129: Chuck Daley (10-Year Reunion)
Jul 22, 2016 • 57 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The Modern Vinyl Podcast is back with another installment of its 10-Year Reunion feature. This time, we welcome Chuck Daley to the program, co-founder of Tiny Engines and Beartrap PR. We talk the sophomore album…
128: Andy Hull/Robert McDowell (Swiss Army Man)
Jul 15, 2016 • 61 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our conversation with Andy Hull and Robert McDowell, members of Manchester Orchestra. More recently, though, and our focus, is their work as part of the…
3 Up/3 Down — Good & Evil
Jul 13, 2016 • 49 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest 3 Up/3 Down hits on a great vinyl record read, Angel Olsen (and her potential big year), the return of Bon Iver, declining album sales and a guy leaking an old Sufjan record. And in the end, we have an…
127: Jessi Frick (Father/Daughter Records)
Jul 8, 2016 • 64 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features an hour-long chat with Jessi Frick, head of Father/Daughter Records. We talk her beginnings at Fiddler Records, how she started Father/Daughter, and much…
126: 2nd Chance Spin — Lights and Sounds
Jul 1, 2016 • 79 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The newest episode of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features the return of 2nd Chance Spin. We discuss Yellowcard’s 2006 full length album, Lights and Sounds, while deciding if it deserves that second shot. Bonus…
125: Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat)
Jun 24, 2016 • 63 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Episode 125 of The MV Podcast is all about Hot Hot Heat’s final, self-titled album. We speak with frontman Steve Bays about the record, along with the band’s history and much more. You can grab the album on vinyl…
124: Andrew Cartmel (The Vinyl Detective)
Jun 20, 2016 • 54 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show Episode 124 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast features our chat with Andrew Cartmel, author of the Vinyl Detective series. The first in the series, titled Written In Dead Wax, was released earlier this year and details…
123: Mitski Rising
Jun 17, 2016 • 75 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show The Modern Vinyl Podcast returns with talk on one of 2016’s best records, Mitski’s Puberty 2. We talk accessibility, in comparison to someone like St. Vincent, the many themes at play in the record and much more.…
3 Up/3 Down — Week of June 14th
Jun 14, 2016 • 26 min
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show We take it down a little this week in order to talk about the recent shootings. We also quickly hit on the closing of two landmark NYC record stores. There is a bit of positivity in the beginning with our “Ups,”…
122: MV Goes To The Movies — Purple Rain
Jun 9, 2016
JabberJaw Podcast Network Support The Show MV Goes To The Movies in episode 122 to discuss Purple Rain. The Prince epic, released in 1984, is melodramatic at times, electric on stage, and still fully entrancing. For iTunes listeners, we have an exclusive…